3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Home Inspection

March 30, 2021 | Arizona

When you’re buying a home, a proper home inspection is your best defense against buying a home that needs a lot of work. Finding the right home inspector is half the battle, and you often get what you pay for. Valley Building Inspections prides itself on being a high-quality building inspector, and we have the recommendations to show it. We also know you’re looking to get the most out of your buyer inspection, so here are some tips for doing so.

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4 Reasons Indoor Air Quality Matters

February 22, 2021 | Air Quality Inspection

The air quality in your home or commercial building matters more than you might think. Without proper ventilation, filtration, and flow, individuals can suffer significant health issues. This is especially true for people living and working in close quarters. Still, most people don’t realize they can and should have their air quality tested. If you want to learn more, here are several reasons why indoor air quality matters. When you’re ready, call Valley Building Inspections for an indoor air quality test.

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4 Ways to Protect Your Home from Radon Gas

January 22, 2021 | Air Quality Inspection

January is National Radon Action Month, and the EPA and United States Surgeon General encourage every homeowner to have the air quality in their homes tested. Radon is a natural gas that forms when uranium, thorium, or radium elements break down and decay. This decay occurs in the rocks, soil, and underground water around your home. Because radon is odorless, tasteless, and colorless, most homeowners aren’t even aware of its existence. Yet, this gas shouldn’t be ignored since it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer, behind smoking. Radon testing from Valley Building Inspections is a crucial first step to protect you and your family. Here are some additional ways you can protect your family and your home.

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3 Reasons to Test Your Home’s Air Quality

December 21, 2020 | Air Quality Inspection

Indoor air quality should be a concern for everyone. No matter where you live, the air quality in your home can significantly impact your health. Furthermore, letting things go undetected could be what’s causing your indoor allergies. If you suspect your sneezing and runny nose is more than a simple cold, then you need to call Valley Building Inspections for a home air quality test. If you’re still not sure, here are some reasons you should give us a call.

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3 Ways Homes Fail Inspections

November 30, 2020 | Arizona

You and your realtor have spent months looking for the perfect home. So, it can be a little surprising when your new dream home doesn’t pass its buyers inspection from Valley Building Inspections. However, it’s not uncommon for homes to not pass their first inspection, especially if they are older. So, before you panic about not being able to move into your new home, you should familiarize yourself with the most common ways a home fails inspection.

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The 1-Year Warranty Inspection Explained

September 24, 2020 | 1-Year Warranty Inspection

Moving into a custom-built home is an incredible experience. Not only is everything new and fresh, but everything is exactly what you wanted. However, just because your home was built to code doesn’t make it perfect. Problems could arise slowly, or make themselves known within a couple of months. That’s why the 1-year home warranty inspection is so crucial. Here is what you should know and, when it’s time, contact Valley Building Inspections.

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3 Signs of Mold

July 29, 2020 | Home Inspection

Mold can grow anywhere in your home. Some of the most common places include the bathroom, basement, crawlspace, kitchen, and laundry room. Usually, where there’s a lot of moisture, there may be mold. Unfortunately, it’s often out of sight and out of mind, but it can cause severe health and structural issues. Some of the health issues can even be confused with common seasonal allergies. If you’re experiencing any of these signs of mold, it may be time for an air quality and mold inspection from Valley Building Inspections.

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3 Things Pool Inspectors Look At

May 27, 2020 | Phoenix

Having a pool in your backyard offers your family a serene retreat in the hot Phoenix summers. However, these backyard retreats require constant upkeep and maintenance, something that many new homeowners don’t take into consideration. If you’re looking at buying a home with a pool, make sure you get a pool inspection. Similar to a home inspection, a pool inspection can help identify damage, risks, and unsafe sanitation features that could help you get a better price on the home. At Valley Building Inspections, we cover it all, and here’s what we look for during inspections. 

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3 Reasons to Hire a Home Construction Inspector

March 24, 2020 | Home Inspection

Building your dream home is exciting, but also comes with its own set of challenges. Between all of the contractors and subcontractors, it’s essential that you have one person in charge of quality control. At Valley Building Inspections, we understand the importance of building codes and project management for each new home. That’s why our team of expert inspectors is here to see your new home construction through from start to finish. If you’re wondering what we do or why it’s essential, here are three of the top reasons to hire us.

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Why a Cheap Inspection Will Cost You

January 31, 2020 | Home Inspection

Are you buying a home, and feeling overwhelmed at the costs involved? It can be tempting to try to cut corners where possible. But one place you don’t want to go cheap is with your home inspection. You need an inspector who knows what they’re doing, not someone who just wants to sign on the dotted line and take your money. At Valley Building Inspections, we understand how important it is for this selling process to go the correct way, and we go the extra mile to make sure you’re taken care of. Here’s why we think you shouldn’t go cheap when it comes to the home inspection. 

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